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    Rmarz and I get a picture with one of the few...

    Rmarz and I get a picture with one of the few directly accessible "buckets" of the Salt Tram, also in a little seen location...
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    One of the harder to reach portions of the Salt...

    One of the harder to reach portions of the Salt Tram
    http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-hZa_yxzVjEY/VRDYnCzEcQI/AAAAAAAAC-A/Ofv-plG3YXw/s1600/220120787_IMG_7989-2.jpg
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    Dr. Cornwallis! Awesome derelict site! What...

    Dr. Cornwallis!

    Awesome derelict site! What was it?
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    You'd probably need to PM the author directly in...

    You'd probably need to PM the author directly in case they are not reading this thread
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    Bump! Those "wings" are a nice addition!

    Bump!

    Those "wings" are a nice addition!
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    Hopefully newer food than this stuff!! :elkgrin:...

    Hopefully newer food than this stuff!! :elkgrin:

    Come on folks! Dig out more pix of the cool old places that you have been to.
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    This place it tucked away quite high above Owens...

    This place it tucked away quite high above Owens Valley
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-Xw_apDSP7V0/T_EiqTVLKaI/AAAAAAAABIk/ApzaZiyZ-Y8/s640/NKN_1875-1.jpg

    It has these fascinating sewn canvas ceiling...
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    The tramkeeper's station for the Salt Tram was a...

    The tramkeeper's station for the Salt Tram was a home located at the peak height of the tramway, almost 9,000 feet high. This historic photo shows it when it was occupied, looking in from the south...
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    This is a medium sized crossover station of the...

    This is a medium sized crossover station of the famous Salt Tram that ran 13 miles from Death Valley, crossing the Inyos and terminating near the Owens Lake bed. You won't see many photos of it...
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    Ore collection bin in the Mojave Desert. These...

    Ore collection bin in the Mojave Desert. These cool assemblies of lumber are suffering more and more vandalism and are rapidly disappearing. ...
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    I would avoid any sort of complications with...

    I would avoid any sort of complications with trying to raise and lower a heavy RTT in and out of the trailer box. It does not need a lot more protection and now the box has to be bigger than...
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    This is really cool! I hit "paydirt". I've been...

    This is really cool! I hit "paydirt". I've been out to lots of abandoned sites and spotted old survey markers so now I have a little bit better idea of what they represent. For the marker that I...
  13. http://suntothenorth.blogspot.com/2015/03/hiking-t...

    http://suntothenorth.blogspot.com/2015/03/hiking-to-hidden-history-of-sierras.html

    Updates added to the blog:

    I found some time to search the BLM database and it appears that this marker did...
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    Thank you. Sometimes I am late at getting updates...

    Thank you. Sometimes I am late at getting updates into the blog. I spend time researching background information as well as trying to lay down some words that are worthwhile.

    PS: I took the time...
  15. "The world was in the throes of a vicious war and...

    "The world was in the throes of a vicious war and the United States Army was purchasing massive fleets of aircraft and training young men to fly them on dangerous missions. One such training facility...
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    Pardon me while I whip this out........ "The...

    Pardon me while I whip this out........

    "The world was in the throes of a vicious war and the United States Army was purchasing massive fleets of aircraft and training young men to fly them on...
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    Love the shots and the great color!

    Love the shots and the great color!
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    they were more like works of art when new...

    they were more like works of art when new
    http://www.williammaloney.com/aviation/FloydBennettField/AircraftEngines/images/09PrattWhitneyR1830.jpg
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    So back on topic........ In my blog I have a...

    So back on topic........

    In my blog I have a trip that Terawanderer and I took to an aircraft wreck. These four Pratt & Whitney R-1830 Twin Wasp engines are a double row air-cooled radial with 14...
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    Specifically it would be $250 of 1924 dollars,...

    Specifically it would be $250 of 1924 dollars, right? So $3,472 of our dollars if I followed your method correctly
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    I understand what it is and if you saw where it...

    I understand what it is and if you saw where it was it is pretty obvious that nothing lasting has happened in that spot in 91 years. Similar to all of the abandoned mines and towns in that area this...
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    From my latest blog-venture...

    From my latest blog-venture http://suntothenorth.blogspot.com/2015/03/hiking-to-hidden-history-of-sierras.html

    Abandoned 1924 marker for an abandoned place. :sombrero: Big $250 fine for removal!...
  23. and lots and lots of hiking!...

    and lots and lots of hiking!
    http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-aqeoGYerfnM/VPYHlqZ3WxI/AAAAAAAAC4g/nDfsPSbAX6A/s1600/IMG_2271-1.jpg
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  24. Hiking To Hidden History of The Sierras, September 2014

    http://suntothenorth.blogspot.com/2015/03/hiking-to-hidden-history-of-sierras.html

    Come along on a great hike with Alan (Terawanderer) and I to some very cool history in the high Sierras.

    Old...
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    Expo has a lot of very good articles embedded in...

    Expo has a lot of very good articles embedded in one place. Here are two that might help the discussion:

    http://expeditionportal.com/overland-journal-sand-ladder-test/

    and a video
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